The Pocketbook Guide To Mental Health Act Assessments

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Author: Barcham, Claire

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335245072

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

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This pocketbook for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) is a useful guide, not only for social workers but also those in the social care profession considering a route into AMHP and doctors. It provides a quick reference tool for helping to conduct assessments and implement decisions quickly.

The Pocketbook Guide to Mental Health Act Assessments

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Author: Claire Barcham

Publisher: UK Higher Education Humanities & Social Sciences Education

ISBN: 9780335262502

Category: Mental health laws

Page: 208

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Fully revised and updated, the new edition of this handy pocketbook provides key advice for busy practitioners on the day-to-day aspects of using and applying the Mental Health Act. The busy practitioner will find this guide invaluable for quickly finding the information they need to set up, undertake and complete an assessment under the Mental Health Act. The new edition features: * Up-to-date information reflecting the revised Mental Health Act Code of Practice, Reference Guide and case law * New advice on integrating the concept of Deprivation of Liberty in decision making during Mental Health Act Assessments * Points to watch out for when assessing homeless people, and young people experiencing mental health problems * New guidance on joint working with the police, particularly in relation to s135 * An expanded chapter focusing on using compulsion in the community, aimed at helping practitioners understand and use all available frameworks, including the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) * Key points of law, highlights from the Code of Practice , checklists, flow charts and reminders provide clear and unambiguous guidance throughout This practical guide is not only suitable for new and experienced AMHPs, but also health professionals, the police and those considering studying for AMHP status. "This book is an invaluable guide through the Mental Health Act Assessment maze. AMHPs and others will find the common issues and dilemmas (and many of the less common ones) discussed in a refreshingly straightforward and easy-to-understand manner. Claire's extensive AMHP experience leaps off the page...I unhesitatingly recommend it." Steve Benson, AMHP Training Lead, Bradford Council, UK "I would wholeheartedly recommend this book as a useful resource not just for AMHPs, but also for AMHP trainees, social work and mental health nursing students, nurses, police, service users, and indeed anyone with a personal or professional interest in mental health and the Mental Health Act." Steve Matthews (The Masked AMHP) AMHP and Practice Consultant, University of East Anglia, UK "As both an AMHP and a lecturer on AMHP programmes I find this book essential. It provides a practical, hands-on and grounded account of the various tasks and activities that you need to think about in practice. This second edition builds on and updates the first, and maintains its practical approach. A vital addition to my AMHP bag!" Daisy Bogg, AMHP, Associate Lecturer (Canterbury Christchurch AMHP Programme) and Visiting Fellow, Bournemouth University, UK (AMHP and BIA lecturer)

Understanding Mental Health Practice

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Author: Mark Haith

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526417367

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Mental health is a vast and fascinating subject but knowing where to begin can be challenging. This book focuses on the fundamentals of mental health care. It is packed full of ‘need-to-know’ information that will help students understand what is meant by mental health and wellbeing, be aware of the common mental health problems as well as the typical interventions and treatment options available. The book focuses in on the most essential knowledge providing the ideal starting point for anyone looking to gain an initial understanding of mental health.

A Pocket Guide to Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health

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Author: Chris Hart

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134459017

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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Risk assessment and risk management are top of every mental health trust’s agenda. This concise and easy-to-read book provides an informative and practical guide to the process of undertaking a risk assessment, arriving at a formulation and then developing a risk management plan. Covering everything a practitioner may have to think about when undertaking risk assessments in an accessible, logical form, the book includes practice recommendations rooted in the latest theory and evidence base. Attractively presented, plentiful clinical tip boxes, tables, diagrams and case examples make it easy to identify key information. Samples of authentic dialogue demonstrate ways in which to formulate questions and think about complex problems with the person being assessed. A series of accompanying films, professionally made and based on actual case studies, are available on a companion website, further illustrate key risk assessment and management skills. This accessible guidebook is designed for all mental health professionals, and professionals-in-training. It will also be a useful reference for healthcare practitioners who regularly come into contact with people experiencing mental health problems.

Mosby's Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment - E-Book

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Author: Carolyn D'Avanzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086047

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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With all of the cultural and ethnic information that could affect patient and family care, POCKET GUIDE TO CULTURAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 4th Edition is the perfect portable yet complete reference. This guide discusses the clinical implications of ethnic populations from over 170 countries with a wealth of information on each—from languages spoken to health care beliefs and practices to eye contact. Ideal for everyday use, this handbook is the most comprehensive and portable resource on the market for patient care. Alphabetically organized by country with all sections presented consistently to give you quick access to important cultural information. Presents comprehensive content on all cultural aspects that affect patient assessment. Includes brief descriptions of each country’s topography and provides maps to illustrate potential environmental etiologies of an illness. Updated international childhood immunization schedules and the latest information from the World Health Organization provide the most up-to-date healthcare standards from around the world. Extensive bibliographies give you resources for further information. A streamlined and concise format with thumb tabs dividing each section makes this pocket guide the perfect quick reference tool. Thoroughly updated content includes new country names and their demographics, patient data, health care practices, and other cultural implications that affect care of today’s culturally diverse patient population. New international contributors bring together a wealth of information on the specifics of care for patients from over 170 countries. Includes more historical and political information for each country to provide current background information. Increased emphasis on how a population appears in the worldview and how their religion affect decision-making gives you a fuller perspective on each country’s culture. More information on naturalistic healing and practices helps you treat patients from a variety of backgrounds.

Pocketbook of Emergency Care E-Book

A Quick Reference Guide for Paramedics

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Author: Colonel Timothy J Hodgetts,Malcolm Woollard,Ian Greaves,Keith Porter,Chris Wright

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049336

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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The Pocketbook of Emergency Care is the first text designed for use by the professional paramedic at the roadside. The contents are formatted to be easily accessible when specific informatoin is required in an emergency situation. Although arimed at paramedics it is a useful, practical handbook for emergency medical technicians, advanced first aiders, combat medical technicians and practitioners of emergency medical care in remote and rural environments. The book covers the immediate management of acute medical emergencies, major trauma, minor injuries and environmental problems as well as covering the interaction with other emergency services and coping with major incidents. The Pocketbook is an up-to-date synopsis of pre-hospital emergency medicine and includes the most recent European Resuscitation Council algorithms along with recent military medical advances in the management of major trauma patients. The text is based on the popular Emergency Care Textbook for Paramedics, also published by Saunders Elsevier, which can be used as a reference text in conjunction with the Pocketbook. • essential guidelines for paramedic practice • presented in at-a-glance format for quick reference • illustrated • flexicover for durability

Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

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Author: Eimear Muir-Cochrane,Patricia Barkway,Debra Nizette

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729582248

Category: Medical

Page: 218

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Perfect For: - Nursing Students - Health Care Professionals - Social Service Professionals Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health 2nd Edition, written by leading professional nurses and academics, Professor Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Patricia Barkway and Debra Nizette, is a convenient reference guide for nursing students and health professionals required to respond to individuals in crisis. This user-friendly pocket guide from Muir-Cochrane, Barkway and Nizette delivers practical strategies and skills for nursing students and professionals, general practitioners, paramedics, police and allied health workers to implement. With a focus on social inclusion, recovery, culture and the promotion of consumer rights, this mental health textbook plays a pivotal guide for holistic modern health care practices. Benefit from the updated content of Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health 2nd Edition, which features a new opening chapter, the latest research and evidence (including the recently released National Practice Standards), tips for a successful clinical placement and guidance on psychiatric medications. Muir-Cochrane, Barkway and Nizette have delivered an exemplary mental health textbook that provides students and professional nurses with helpful "dos and don’ts" and "what to do" in commonly encountered medical circumstances. • Written specifically for Australian and New Zealand contexts. • Hands-on and inclusive strategies enable readers to develop practical skills. • Convenient size and user-friendly layout that offers readers immediate access to information.

Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention

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Author: Albert R Roberts,Kenneth R Yeager

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199724789

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Crisis workers make split-second decisions every day that affect the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and entire communities. They support and guide people through health diagnoses, bankruptcies, sexual assaults, deaths of loved ones, suicide attempts, and natural or man-made disasters from the front lines. While professions vary from mental health professionals, emergency responders, educators, business managers or volunteers such as suicide hotline workers, all have a common and urgent need for a rapid reference that covers every type of traumatic event they may be asked to respond to in the course of an unpredictable and highly stressful day. The Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention is a complete crisis toolkit, a trusted resource to consult on the fly, packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step evidence-based protocols for responding effectively to a broad range of traumatic events. Checklists, bullets, and boxes highlight symptoms & warning signs and provide action plans, do's & don'ts, and screening & assessment questions. The open layout and two-color design make this pocket guide as visually appealing as it practical, ensuring at-a-glance lookup of the essentials of managing the most common types of crisis. More than just a collection of action lists, though, this pocket guide explains theories and models in clear, jargon-free language, offering tips for clinical practice, treatment planning, referrals, and coordinating services as needed. It can be used as a field manual for seasoned professionals or as a training tool for new recruits and practitioners seeking to sharpen their skills.

Concise Guide to Assessment and Management of Violent Patients

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Author: Kenneth Tardiff

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9780880483445

Category: Medical

Page: 166

View: 1895

Clinicians encounter violent patients in any treatment setting -- from private offices and medical units to psychiatric inpatient units. Written by one of the foremost experts on violence, the second edition of this concise, practical guide provides psychiatry residents, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals with vital information required to manage potentially violent patients. Considerably updated, this book contains current information on psychopharmacology and the management of violent patients, an expanded section on the safety of clinicians, and a new section on how to deal with threats of violence to the clinician. This guide will be especially useful and relevant to psychiatric residents, given the number of violent patients they encounter.

Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment

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Author: Carolyn Erickson D'Avanzo,Elaine Marie Geissler

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 880

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This text is to give health care providers quick access to a variety of information to interact effectively with individuals from different groups.

Sparks and Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide

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Author: Sheila Sparks Ralph,Cynthia M. Taylor

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1582557330

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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This volume offers a quick guide to authoritative plans of care for the most up-to-date NANDA International (NANDA-I) approved nursing diagnoses.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies E-Book

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Author: Richard N. Harrison,Lynda Daly

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204900X

Category: Medical

Page: 452

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Are you working in an acute or emergency unit? This is an indispensable pocket guide to caring for patients with acute medical conditions. This book will help you to: Care for patients within the critical first 24 hours of admission Manage patients using the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach Understand the most-common emergency medical conditions and their underlying disease mechanisms Handle the patient’s assessment, understand the observations and manage their disease Easily obtain practical advice in a clear style Explains ‘what to tell the patient and relatives’ in jargon-free language Access information on SARS, avian influenza and bio-terrorism Improved sections on Acute Coronary Syndromes, non-invasive ventilation, acute stroke care, acute kidney injury and emergency oxygen treatment.

Pocket Guide to Health Assessment

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Author: Patricia Ann Potter

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780801676574

Category: Medical

Page: 414

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(2E 1990) Covers anatomy & physiology/normal abnormal findings/infection control/nutrition/psychosocial assessment

A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing1

A Survival Guide to Children's Nursing

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Author: Sharon Edwards (MSC.),Imelda Coyne

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702042277

Category: Medical

Page: 483

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Starting a new placement? Moving to a new specialty? Revising? This 'Survival Guide' will give you the help you need with the procedures and problems faced by nurses today. Organising your job and yourself Working with patients Clinical information on a wide range of conditions Legal, health and safety issues Pocket-sized for convenience Bullet-points for quick reference Great revision aid!

Der achtsame Therapeut

Ein Leitfaden für die Praxis

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Author: Daniel J. Siegel

Publisher: Kösel-Verlag

ISBN: 3641068797

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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Studien belegen, dass die Gegenwärtigkeit und Achtsamkeit des Therapeuten zentral für den Behandlungserfolg sind. Dr. med. Daniel Siegel, Autor des hochgelobten Buches »Das achtsame Gehirn«, eröffnet einen neuartigen Zugang zu therapeutischer Arbeit, der die Art und Weise, wie wir Therapie verstehen, in den kommenden Jahren revolutionieren wird. Wie Therapie Erfolg hat Wichtiges Grundlagenwerk für die therapeutische Praxis Von einem der renommiertesten Gehirnforscher weltweit

Erinnerungen

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Author: Hans Dietrich Genscher

Publisher: Siedler Verlag

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1086

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Foundations of Mental Health Care

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Author: Michelle Morrison Valfre

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323026093

Category: Medical

Page: 405

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This comprehensive text provides a historical overview of mental health care, theoretical foundations, information on therapeutic skills, problems throughout the life cycle and psychological and psychosocial problems.

Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry

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Author: David Kupfer, M.D.,David Lewis, M.D.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 1206

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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry is a flexi-covered, pocket clinical book, providing practical guidance in quick reference, note form. The series' reputation is built on including the best clinical information, complemented by hints, tips and advice from the authors. Thin and light, it uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. This new handbook is ideal for students, residents and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series.